Miley Cyrus is Recording a Beatles Cover With the Flaming Lips

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By Shannon Carlin

You might have heard that Miley Cyrus is teaming up with the Flaming Lips for a new song. Well, it seems the track they’re working on isn’t new at all. It’s actually 46 years old.

According to IdolatorMiley and the Lips, along with MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden, are teaming up for a cover of The Beatles’ “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds.” It’s a song the band knows well, previously covering it last year and more recently, did a live version–with John Lennon’s son, Sean, helping out–at the Amnesty International Benefit Concert in Brooklyn last month.

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne took to his Instagram on Saturday (March 15) to show off a few photos of his recording session with Miley, including one photo that shows the pop star making good use of her 24-Karat gold rolling papers. In another shot, he shows Miley puking up some diamonds. In the caption Coyne writes, “If you’re a Beatles and John Lennon freak you gonna love love love this track!!” using the hashtag #musicthatishardtotwerkto.


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